creole shrimp and rice

creole shrimp and rice

prep time: 10 minutes
cook time: 20 minutes
ready in: 30 minutes

makes: 6 servings, 12 oz. each


  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup uncooked white rice (not instant/minute rice)
  • 1 can (14 oz.) diced tomatoes with garlic
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 1 teaspoon Creole or Cajun seasoning blend
  • 1 lb. medium shrimp, peeled and cooked
  • 1 pkg (10 oz.) frozen okra or 1 ½ cups frozen sugar snap peas, thawed

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  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat until hot. Add rice; cook and stir 2–3 minutes or until lightly browned.
  2. Add tomatoes, water and seasoning blend; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. Add shrimp and okra (or snap peas). Cook, uncovered, for 3 minutes or until heated through.

per serving: 290 calories, 6g fat, 0.5g saturated fat, 155mg cholesterol, 370mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate, 3g fiber, 3g sugars, 23g protein